DOT to make improvements to Burnside Avenue - WFSB 3 Connecticut

DOT to make improvements to Burnside Avenue

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The state’s Department of Transportation is looking to make the road safer for drivers and bicyclists. (WFSB) The state’s Department of Transportation is looking to make the road safer for drivers and bicyclists. (WFSB)
EAST HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) -

Changes are underway on Burnside Avenue in East Hartford.

The state’s Department of Transportation is looking to make the road safer for drivers and bicyclists.

There are more than 150 accidents a year in that area, and several have been deadly.

The plan is to reduce the four-lane road to two lanes, and add bicycle lanes, turn lanes and six bus turnouts for smooth flow of traffic.

DOT created a website for more information on the project, which is expected to be finished by the end of August.

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